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West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application.

Open positions

Location
Application deadline

Line Maintenance Controller

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
16/06/2019

Line Maintenance Control Engineer                                                                                                 

 Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time 

Department:                Airline Part M 

Location:                     EMA

Work Pattern:              Shifts including nights

Responsible to:          OCC Manager & Technical Director  

 Role Summary

 The Line Maintenance Control (LMC) Engineer is responsible for all matters Technical to ensure  reliable on-time departure of aircraft in an operational environment.

 The Line Maintenance Controller will be required to coordinate and control Technical Data related to the line operation which are required to achieve the above.

 Responsibilities

 Within Part M requirements, the LMC is required to provide effective and timely technical advice and support to Operations Control Centre (OCC), Line Engineers and Flight Crews. 

 Liaise with Part M post Holder and/or OCC Manager for guidance/clarification.

 Liaise with OCC on all matters technical, ensuring that they have up to date clear information and the necessary understanding of the cause of production delays or AOG situations.

 Support and manage information regarding AOG (aircraft on ground) recovery plans and incidents on the ground.

 Manage and oversea the Line Maintenance plan to ensure Operations have clear visibility of Plan maintenance inputs, Line Service Checks, ADD’s and HIL’s (hold item list).

 Support and ensure adequate defect planning is carried out on a regular basis to allow control of ADD’s and HIL’s.

 Give technical support to Line Engineers performing trouble shooting of defects and repetitive defects.

 Ensure that all guidance given is performed in accordance with and according to Part M/145 procedures and TI’s, using the necessary spares/tooling and manpower with reference to the correct AMM information.

 Ensure all activities are carried out safely and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.

Academic/Educational Requirements

  • Valid EASA B1 and/or B2 License or ICOA equivalent is desirable
  • Engineering qualification – HND Level or equivalent experience
  • Current HF, FTS Level 2. EWIS

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Recent prop experience
  • Minimum 10 years Aviation line and/or base maintenance experience
  • Skills on type (ATP/B737/767/CRJ) or similar
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective and positive Team Player
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements and decisions based on the needs of the company operation, in a very dynamic, fast changing environment.
  • Proven ability with problem solving and excellent Planning & Organising skills

 

Salary : £53,581

Company Benefits include Company Pension Scheme and Annual Loyalty Bonus 


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First Officer (Type rated B737)

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
14/06/2019

Position Type:            Permanent, Full-Time

Work Pattern             Company Roster

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                    CVT/EMA

Responsible to:          NP FO AAL AOC

Role Summary

Responsible for assisting with the flying of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.

Responsibilities

  • Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
  • Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
  • Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
  • Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
  • Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
  • Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
  • Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
  • Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated
  • Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flight
  • Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in Atlantic Airlines Part A.

Academic/Qualification Requirements

  • EASA or JAR CPL IR or ATPL
  • Excellent non-technical skills IAW Atlantic Airline Part D (internal applicants)

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

  • Have completed any combination of at least 3 OPC/LPC/line check in current seat (FLC may not be included) (internal applicants only)
  • Up to date knowledge of all FSI and manual updates (internal applicants only).
  • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
  • Proven ability to work under pressure
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Proven problem solving & planning skills

Terms

Salary FO - £36,429

Per Diems

£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)

£2.29 per day and £4.58 per night mileage allowance.

 

 


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B1 Engineers – OSL Hub – PART 145

Location:
Oslo
Application deadline:
16/06/2019

B1 Engineers – OSL Hub – PART 145

                                                                                                                                                           

 

Position Type/Work Pattern: Permanent Full-Time. 14 days on, 14 days off shift pattern             

Department: WAS Part-145                    

Location: Oslo

Responsible to: Out Station Manager      

  

Role Summary:

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at OSL hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at OSL is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

 

Duties:

Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Base Station Controller (BSC)

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records. 

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to BSC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.  

 

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:  

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either 737CL, 737NG, CRJ or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered) 

 

Preferred Personal Attributes:

  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills

 

Starting date of employment: 

One position start date 1st of July, 2019

One position start date 1st of August, 2019

 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Jonas Johnsson/Outstation Manager

jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu.


The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.
Due date for your application is 2019-06-16

 

 


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Senior First Officer (B737 Non-Type Rated)

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
14/06/2019

Position Type:            Permanent, Full-Time

Work Pattern             Week On, Week Off

Department:              Flight Operations

Location:                    EMA

Responsible to:         The Pilot Manager

Role Summary

Responsible for assisting with the operation of the 737 aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests.

Responsible for ensuring all duties are carried out as per company procedures and standards.

Responsibilities

    • Carry out all duties ensuring the safety of the aircraft, its cargo and its occupants and following all specified instructions and procedures in the operations manuals.
    • Maintain familiarity with relevant United Kingdom, European and International air legislation and agreed aviation practices and procedures;
    • Maintain familiarity with such provisions of the Company Operations Manual as are necessary to fulfil the function.
    • Report to the commander any fault, failure, malfunction or defect which may affect the airworthiness or safe operation of the aircraft including emergency systems.
    • Report to the commander any incident that endangered, or could have endangered, the safety of the operation.
    • Ensure compliance with the relevant requirements of the company Air Safety Reporting scheme (ASR);
    • Maintain individual records regarding flight and duty times and rest periods as referred to in applicable FTL requirements; and provide each operator with the data needed to schedule activities in accordance with the applicable FTL requirements.
    • Assume responsibility for the aircraft, it’s occupants and cargo as appropriate if the commander is incapacitated
    • Assist the Commander as requested, with administrative and other relevant duties in relation to the flight
    • Ensure compliance with all elements of the Duties and Responsibilities in Atlantic Airlines Part A.

Academic/Qualification Requirements

    • UK ATPL (successful applicants will be required to have a UK ATPL prior to commencing employment)

Required Skills/Experience/knowledge:

    • Minimum 5000Hours Total time to include 1500Hours on the B737 or equivalent type (Airbus/Boeing types preferred)
    • Previous command experience
    • Possess professional, friendly and customer-focused personality
    • Proven ability to work under pressure
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
    • Proven problem solving & planning skills
    • ICAO Level 6 English

Terms

Salary SFO - £42,061

Per Diems

£1.85 per hour away from base (at present this is 75% is tax free)

£2.29 per 100nm day rate and £4.58 per 100nm night rate, mileage allowance.

Training - Successful Applicants will attend a Boeing 737 Type Rating Course.  Costs will be borne by the Company but the crewmember will sign a 3-year loan agreement. If the crewmember fails to pass the type rating, the crewmember will be liable to repay all training costs incurred.

Company Pension

Loyalty Bonus after 12 months


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B1 Engineer – EMA Hub – Day shift engineer

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
10/06/2019

Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time             

Department:               P145   

Location:                    EMA Hub 

Responsible to:           Maintenance Supervisors/Base Station Controller      

Role Summary 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. 

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors and Base Station Controller (BSC)
  • Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.  
  • Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times. 
  • Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations 
  • Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE. 
  • Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC. 
  • Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information. 
  • Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks. 
  • Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff. 
  • Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed. 
  • Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.
  • Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position 

Academic/Educational Requirements 

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either 737CL, 737NG or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered) 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills

Salary

Fantastic home/work life balance based on a 7 days on, 7 days off shift pattern;

Basic B1 Salary of £36,861 Plus:

  • £4,500 EMA-Hub shift allowance.
  • £1,998 ATP type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737CL Type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737NG (unrestricted)
  • Company Pension
  • Loyalty bonus after 12 months (1% salary per year up to 10 years)

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B2 Engineer – EMA Hub – Night shift engineer

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
10/06/2019

Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time             

Department:               P145   

Location:                    EMA Hub 

Responsible to:           Maintenance Supervisors/Base Station Controller      

Role Summary 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. 

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

Main Responsibilities

·         Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors and Base Station Controller (BSC)

·         Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.  

·         Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times. 

·         Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations 

·         Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE. 

·         Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC. 

·         Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information. 

·         Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks. 

·         Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff. 

·         Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed. 

·         Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

·         Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position 

Academic/Educational Requirements 

  • Unrestricted EASA B2 license – preferable type rating on either 737CL, 737NG or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered) 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills

Salary

Fantastic home/work life balance based on a 7 Nights on, 7 Nights off shift pattern;

Basic B2 Salary of £36,861 Plus:

  • £6,500 EMA-Hub shift allowance.
  • £1,998 ATP type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737CL Type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737NG (unrestricted)
  • Company Pension
  • Loyalty bonus after 12 months (1% salary per year up to 10 years)

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Direct Entry ATP Commanders based in EMA

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
29/05/2019

Direct Entry – Bae ATP Commander based in EMA

West Atlantic Cargo Airlines specializes in tailored aircraft solutions for Global Integrators, National Mail Organizations, and other B2B e-commerce suppliers with both ad-hoc and long-term demand for cargo aircraft.

With more than 50 years of continuous operating experience we specialize in wet leasing, ACMI, and full charter services, supporting both local and International customers worldwide.
With a fleet of more than 50 aircraft, which includes the British Aerospace ATP, Bombardier CRJ 200 PF, Boeing 737-300 / 400 / 800 Freighters, and the Boeing 767-200, we presently cover a capacity range from 6.5 to 40 metric tonnes.

Focus is on safe operations, high reliability, and customer service.
West Atlantic holds two Air Operating Certificates, one in the UK and one in Sweden, which together operated over 24,000 flights in 2017 whilst serving more than 50 destinations

West Atlantic are currently looking for Direct Entry Commanders who will be responsible for the safe flying of the ATP aircraft as per company requirements to meet customer requests. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of Europe's leading cargo airlines.

Candidates must have:

  • Right to live and work in EU
  • Valid Air Transport Pilot License – ATPL
  • flying hours: total of 2500 hours, of which a minimum of 500 hours on multi-engine
  • turbine MCC JAR FAR 25 aircraft.
  • minimum 250 hours Commander time in commercial air transport.
  • ICAO Level 5 English Fluent

The package includes NEW work Life Balance Rosters - there are two Rosters available;

Week On/Week off Roster Pattern

  • Salary - ATP Captain £51,820

Or

Flex Roster – 10 days off within a 28 day period

  • Salary - ATP Captain £62,183
  • Per Diems
  • EASA FTL10/28 work pattern
  • Life Insurance
  • Type Rating paid by the company with a 3-year bond

Apply today to find out if this ATP Opportunity could be the next step for you! A full Job Description and terms are available on request.

Selection and Assessment:

The selection process will include an interview, psychometric testing, and a Sim Check.

On Appointment

Successful applicants will be required to sign a training agreement and will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.

Please apply via our website http://www.westatlantic.eu/Recruitment 

 

 

 

 


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B1 Engineer – EMA Hub – Night shift engineer

Location:
EMA
Application deadline:
10/06/2019

Position Type:            Permanent Full-Time             

Department:               P145   

Location:                    EMA Hub 

Responsible to:           Maintenance Supervisors/Base Station Controllers/LMC

Role Summary

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at EMA hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner. 

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at EMA is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for certifying the work at EMA line; in consultation with the Maintenance Supervisors, Base Station Controllers (BSC’s) and LMC.
  • Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.  
  • Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times. 
  • Ensure tools and equipment are treated correctly, and are stored in the correct locations 
  • Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE. 
  • Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times.  Report any building/facilities defects to Maintenance Supervisors and/or BSC’s/LMC.
  • Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information. 
  • Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks. 
  • Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard. Restore and clean all equipment after the maintenance activity. When equipment fails or is found to be faulty, immediately report this to the certifying staff. 
  • Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorisation ratings held for the work performed. 
  • Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established WAS Flight Safety Standard is discovered.
  • Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position 

Academic/Educational Requirements 

  • Unrestricted EASA B1/B2 license – preferable type rating on either 737CL, 737NG or BAe ATP. (Non- type holders will still be considered) 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years Aviation Engineering experience
  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills

Salary 

Fantastic home/work life balance based on an attractive night shift pattern of 7 days on and 7 days off 

Basic B1  Salary of £36,861 Plus:

  • £6,500 EMA-Hub night shift allowance.
  • £1,998 ATP type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737CL Type rating (unrestricted)
  • £3,280 B737NG (unrestricted)
  • Company Pension
  • Loyalty bonus after 12 months (1% salary per year up to 10 years)

 


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.

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Loading activities at EMA

Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK

 

Inflight to Svalbard

Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ

 

First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA

Photo: Unknown

 

Team spirit in cockpit

Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP

 

Safety training

Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737

 

Maintenance in Malmö

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

Celebrating a new contract

Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK

 

767 In the Hangar

Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer

 

On the flight deck

Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP

 

737 on ground

Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales

 

Office life

Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance

 

View from cockpit

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

New ATP-Pilots

Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP

 

First Boeing 737-800 water salute

Photo: Unknown

 

Svalbard

Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ

 

Loading B-767

Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767

 

Morning view in ATP cockpit

Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP

 

737-800 Line up in Liege

Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic

 

737 Approach in Jersey

Photo: Tom Masterman

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